Thames and Kosmos Classic Science Essential Electronics

Thames & Kosmos

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From the Manufacturer Essential Electronics: The Dangerous Book for Boys Essential Electronics set. Based on the bestselling children's book The Dangerous Book for Boys, this kit presents electronics every kid should know through fun, engaging, and impressive experiments and activities. Learn about electric current and electrons. Conduct hair-raising experiments with static electricity. Read a brief history of the research and discoveries associated with electricity and electronics. Investigate materials to see if they are conductors or insulators. Assemble series circuits and parallel circuits. Discover the relationships between voltage, current, and power. Experiment with resistors, capacitors, diodes, and LEDs. Investigate logical circuits and transistors. Build an electromagnet, an electric motor, a voltaic pile, a joy buzzer, and a vibrating bug. Learn about how some common electronic devices work, such as cell phones, computers, satellites, and televisions. Parents and grandparents will appreciate this nostalgic kit, updated for today's kids. With more than 30 hans-on experiments and projects, it offers a great opportunity for parent-son building. The full-color, 32 page manual guides your experiments.


  • Learn about electricity, conductors, and insulators
  • Assemble series and parallel circuits
  • Build an electromagnet, a voltaic pile, and an electric motor
  • Surprise your friends with a job buzzer you make yourself
  • Construct a vibrating bug

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